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It’s About Time to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday

Juneteenth is a celebration of the emancipation of the final slaves in the US. It's not a new holiday -- its first celebrations date back to the post-Civil-War era. Some companies, such as Twitter, recently announced that they're making it into a company holiday and giving employees the day off. It's time to make it a national holiday finally.

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Feeding America: The Historic American CookBook Project

Even the cooking-reluctant book or history lover may get excited about this online collection of historic American cookbooks!

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I thought it would be fun to add a "Today in History" post here. I'm adding as I go, so at first this post will not show many events...but they'll accumulate as time goes by.

It’s About Time to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday

Juneteenth is a celebration of the emancipation of the final slaves in the US. It's not a new holiday -- its first celebrations date back to the post-Civil-War era. Some companies, such as Twitter, recently announced that they're making it into a company holiday and giving employees the day off. It's time to make it a national holiday finally.

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Feeding America: The Historic American CookBook Project

Even the cooking-reluctant book or history lover may get excited about this online collection of historic American cookbooks!

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It’s About Time to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday

Juneteenth is a celebration of the emancipation of the final slaves in the US. It's not a new holiday -- its first celebrations date back to the post-Civil-War era. Some companies, such as Twitter, recently announced that they're making it into a company holiday and giving employees the day off. It's time to make it a national holiday finally.

Today, in History

I thought it would be fun to add a "Today in History" post here. I'm adding as I go, so at first this post will not show many events...but they'll accumulate as time goes by.

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